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gable roof

a roof sloping downward in two parts at an angle from a central ridge, so as to leave a gable at each end.
Also called pitched roof.
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gable-roofed, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The houses had a hearth and a stable under a gable roof and families lived together with their animals.
  • The main gable roof shingles are in reasonable condition, however, the integrity of the ridge covers must be evaluated.
  • Construct the gable roof so each side is the size of one half of the mud flat.
  • If your house has a gable roof, you should check to see whether the roof framing is braced.
  • If your property has a gable roof, check to see whether the roof framing is braced.
  • The chalet is the largest of the two structures and is a two-story building with a gable roof.
  • The mill is a two and one-half story frame building with a steep gable roof.
  • The house is sheathed in shiplap siding and has a steep gable roof.
  • The house is a single storied, clapboard structure with a medium gable roof, situated on a low brick foundation.
  • It is proposed to add gable roof to existing single story addition.

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